How to Get to the Course Venue


University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Eyes Department (Ophthalmology), Building 102
55131 Mainz

How to get the Course Venue

By Plane By Plane

There are two airports near Mainz:

Airport Frankfurt/Main 


  • train (EC, ICE, IC, RE, RB) or S-Bahn (line S8) transit from Frankfurt/Main to Mainz main station
  • duration: 30-40 minutes 
  • ticket price: €4-8 (depending on the train) 
  • for schedule information see Deutsche Bahn


The taxi rank at Frankfurt Airport is located just outside the arrivals areas at the two terminals.

Airport Frankfurt-Hahn (Hunsrück) 


Bus transfer to Mainz main station: ORN from terminal 3 (leaves Frankfurt-Hahn every 3 hours) 

  • duration: 90 minutes 
  • ticket price: approx. €10 
  • for schedule information see ORN

By train By Train (Mainz Hauptbahnhof - Mainz main station):

There is a direct train connection from the Frankfurt/Main airport to Mainz. High-speed trains, regional trains and trams run between both cities on a regular basis.
A current train timetable to and from the Mainz central station (‘Mainz Hauptbahnhof’) and the southern Mainz station (‘Mainz Römisches Theater’) can be found at the Deutsche Bahn.

You can take a taxi in front of the main entrance of Mainz central station.

You can take the following bus lines to reach us from the Mainz main station:

  • 62 (going from Gonsenheim Wildpark to Weisenau/Friedrich-Ebert-Str.)
  • 63 (going from Mombach/Am Lemmchen to Laubenheim) 
  • 67 (going from Mainz Hbf to Zornheim/Hahnheimer Str.) 
  • 71 (going from Stadecken to Landwehrweg)

Get off the bus at the stop called Universitätsmedizin.

You can take the following tram lines to reach us:

  • 50 (going from Finthen/Römerquelle to Hechtsheim/Bürgerhaus) 
  • 51 (going from Finthen/Poststraße to Hechtsheim/Bürgerhaus) 
  • 52 (going from Bretzenheim/Bahnstraße to Hechtsheim/Am Schinnergraben)

Get off the tram at the stop called "Gautor".
Detailed information about busses and trams is available (in German only) on the Web site of the Mainz transit system (

By car By Car:

At the motorway intersection labeled Mainz-Süd (A60/A63), proceed towards the centre of town ("Zentrum") and follow the signs that say ‘Universitätskliniken’.